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Glossary

H-Shares

Shares of organizations incorporated within mainland China that are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

Hammer

A Candlestick price bar pattern represented by a short height body with a long lower wick and little to know upper wick,

Handle

The component of the price quote that appears for the bid and the offer for a currency.

Head & Shoulders

A technical analysis term that refers to the chart pattern where a price peak is preceded and followed by two shorter peaks at the resistance level. The pattern typically signals a trend reversal.

Hedge

An investment strategy to reduce risk of loss by taking an offsetting position in a related instrument.

Hidenburg Omen

A technical indicator developed to forecast a potential market crash.

High-Yield Bond

Commonly referred to as "Junk Bonds", they are a financial instrument that promotes higher yields due to the higher risk for default.

Hook Reversal

A Candlestick price bar pattern identified by a higher low and a lower high than the previous day’s candle bar.

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